2019 Past Events
Here are some of the events that Barbara Lazaroff helped with, spoke at, or supported in 2019.
AIA Restaurant Design Awards 2019 (Part of L.A. Design Festival)
AIA|LA and the 2019 Restaurant Design Awards Jury, plus the 25 spectacular AIA|LA RDA finalists come together for their annual crowd favorite: the live RDA finalists’ panel during which jury members and designers exchange fascinating repartee. Learn about the inspiration that drove design for each project, then hear feedback on the work from the jury. This year’s panel is composed of: Ezequiel Farca, Intl. Assoc. AIA – CEO/Founder Ezequiel Farca; Hans Rockenwagner – Owner, Rockenwagner Bakeries/Cafes; and Garrett Snyder – Food Editor, Los Angeles Magazine.
The LA Design Festival serves as host this year, making the program part of its dazzling design line-up at exciting ROW DTLA. As a past juror, Barbara has been helping present these prestigious awards for many years.
Saturday, June 22, 2019
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Building 2: Space 138
767 Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90021
For more information please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
LA Chef Conference 2019
The LA Chef Conference shall be an “exciting day of panel discussions, cooking demos and talks featuring a stellar lineup of Chefs, Restaurateurs, Food Media and Restaurant/Food Experts” — and Barbara will be participating on one of the Panels.
Barbara and the others speakers will take you back in time to explore their roles in the creation of a new American profession.
CHEFS, DRUGS, AND ROCK AND ROLL: How Food Lovers, Free Spirits, Misfits and Wanderers Created a New American Profession.
(This is also the name of the new HarperCollins book of the same name, authored by Andrew Friedman, in which Barbara Lazaroff is featured.)
The money from tickets sold for the LA Chef Conference goes to sponsor C-CAP. C-CAP greatly appreciates your attendence.
Monday, May 20, 2019
The event runs all day.
This panel is from 2:50 – 4:00 p.m.
The Gourmandise School & ArcLight Cinemas
395 Santa Monica Place
Santa Monica, CA 90401
For more information please visit LAChefConference.com.
H.D. Design Expo
HD Expo, a Hospitality Design event, is the leading tradeshow and conference for the hospitality design community, bringing together designers, owner/operators, brand executives, architects, purchasers, and manufacturers for three days of inspiration, CEU-accredited education, and exceptional networking.
Wednesday, May 15 – Friday, May 17, 2019
Mandalay Bay Convention Center
3950 S Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
You can learn all about it at HDexpo.com.
James Beard Awards Gala & Reception 2019
The James Beard Foundation’s mission is to celebrate, nurture, and honor chefs and other leaders making America’s food culture more delicious, diverse, and sustainable for everyone.
Monday, May 6, 2019
Awards ceremony begins at 6:00 p.m. CT
The gala walk-around tasting reception immediately follows the Awards ceremony.
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 North Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
For info see jamesbeard.org/awards.
Easter at Spago Beverly Hills
Sunday, April 21, 2019
11:00a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Spago Beverly Hills
176 North Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
$175.00 per adult and $75.00 per child (under age 12)
Spago’s 35th Annual Seder
hosted by Barbara Lazaroff
benefiting Mazon, A Jewish Response To Hunger
Barbara and Spago Beverly Hills invite you to the 35th Annual Passover Seder Dinner hosted by Barbara Lazaroff. Officiated by Rabbi Rachlis and Cantor Braier. Featuring the West Los Angeles Children’s Choir.
“I feel if you open your traditions and celebrations to all, no matter your religion, background or customs, it fosters tolerance, greater harmony and closer understanding among all people.” ~Barbara Lazaroff
Proceeds from this evening benefit MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger — a national nonprofit dedicated to ending hunger among all faiths and backgrounds in the United States and Israel.
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Spago Beverly Hills
176 North Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
$195.00 per adult and $80.00 per child (12 and under)
Women in the World 10 — 2019 New York
The 10th annual Women in the World Summit, “a convening of mighty women leaders, blazing activists and courageous movers and shakers who will move you with their provocative first-person storytelling and shake up your worldview.”
It featured Oprah Winfrey, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Brie Larson, Anna Wintour, Rebecca Traister, Bryan Cranston, Stacey Abrams, Kara Swisher, Susan Rice, Cindy McCain, Jill and Faith Soloway, Indra Nooyi, Ashley Judd, Maria Ressa, Christiana Figueres, Wanda Sykes, and many others.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:55 p.m.
Friday, April 12, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
New York City, New York
More info about this event is at womenintheworld.com/events/10th-annual-women-in-the-world-summit/
HD Summit, presented by Hospitality Design (HD) magazine, is the industry’s only networking conference focused on ideas outside hospitality.
Because everyone needs fresh thinking and new sources of inspiration, HD Summit is designed to sharpen the leadership skills executives need daily — and to provide the big ideas needed to stay ahead of the competition.
February 27- March 1, 2019
The Diplomat Beach Resort
For more info visit HDSummit.com.
Enjoy a grand tasting of culinary creations from over 30 of New York’s best-known chefs who will be assisted by talented C-CAP students and alumni, while sipping superb wines and cocktails. The evening will also feature a live and silent auction with once-in-a-lifetime culinary, culture, and travel packages.
C-CAP, a national nonprofit co-chaired by chef, author, and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson and founded by culinary educator Richard Grausman, provides underserved high school students with educational and career opportunities through the culinary arts. Your support of this event is instrumental to transform lives of C-CAP students.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
5:45p.m. – 9:00 p.m. VIP
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. General Admission
Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers
West 23rd St. & the Hudson River
New York City, NY
91st Academy Awards & Governors Ball
After America and the Hollywood world watch and celebrate the Academy Awards, the Oscars, the industry celebrates at the Governor’s Ball and Dinner —the official Academy Awards celebration.
Barbara’s son, Byron Lazaroff-Puck will again join his father and Chef Eric Klein, Vice President of Culinary, to help create the event’s magic.
The spectacular Governor’s Ball and Dinner will again be catered by Wolfgang Puck Catering as it has been for over two decades.
Barbara joined the festivities as everyone at Chinois celebrated the year of the honorable pig with a special menu.
The Pig is the most generous and honorable sign in the Chinese zodiac.Pigs are perfectionists and care deeply about family and friends.
Some years of the Pig are 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019.
Curious about more?
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Chinois on Main
2709 Main Street
Santa Monica, Ca 90405